Discovery Health won the 2020 Starfield Award for their project entitled Reducing disparities in the delivery of primary health care – by reducing unnecessary emergency department visits. Discovery Health provides administration and managed care services to over 3 million beneficiaries throughout South Africa. Their innovative work made effective use of the Emergency Department (ED) classification system and other ACG System variables to increase access to primary care for their members and reduce unnecessary ED visits.
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The Johns Hopkins ACG System Bibliography provides links to more than 900 papers and reports from across the globe detailing various studies utilizing the ACG System in a variety of locations, populations and innovative applications.
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The ACG System is characterized by excellence in both research and practice. We often gather ACG System users, Johns Hopkins faculty and other population health experts from around the world to discuss our positive impact in various populations, innovative applications, upcoming developments and more. Future conferences will be announced here.